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Drew Estate Unveils Undercrown 10 to Commemorate its “Decade of Dedication”

Drew Estate is commemorating ten years of Undercrown with the global release of Undercrown 10, a bold new ultra-premium addition to Undercrown’s current premium lineup of Maduro, Shade and Sun Grown expressions.

To celebrate the brand’s anniversary in 2021, Drew Estate is getting “All Dekked Out,” a tag line that denotes Undercrown 10’s elegant packaging and reinforces the pride of Undercrown’s ten years of excellence. The new, sophisticated packaging is surpassed only by Undercrown 10’s complex, rich and bold blend of ultra-premium aged tobaccos that includes the highest priming of Mexican San Andres dark wrapper, the very finest Broadleaf binder from the Connecticut River Valley, and a tripa blend of select and rare Nicaraguan tobaccos.

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TPE21 Going On as Scheduled

Tobacco Media Group (TMG), parent company of the Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE), is excited to confirm that TPE21 will be held in-person May 12-14, 2021 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). On Feb. 11, 2021, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak unveiled his state’s re-opening plan, which went into effect on Feb. 15, 2021. Gov. Sisolak’s reopening plan loosened restrictions on public gatherings and events and venue capacity limits. It also outlines a plan to remove state mandated restrictions and turn control over to county officials by May 1, 2021 if the state’s infection and positivity rates continue to improve. Currently, all indications point toward TMG being able to hold TPE21 as planned in Las Vegas, beginning on May 12, 2021.

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Southern Draw Cigars celebrates the origins of tobacco, adds the “little apple”.

DECEMBER 19, 2020 – Happy Anniversary Sharon.

Austin, TX — The Southern Draw Cigars family have commissioned the AJ Fernandez Cigar Co. to produce our contemporary blend cigar, a humble effort to share the legacy of Traditional Tobacco, that is tobacco and other plant mixtures used by Native Americans for the same reasons as our family, for sacred rituals, ceremony, healing and giving thanks. FUN FACT: Research shows that Native Americans were smoking tobacco more than 1,000 years before Europeans arrived with their own domesticated variety, possibly dating back to 2500 BC.

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Southern Draw – Honoring Veterans and our decades-long military service in Augusta, Georgia

Austin, Texas – Southern Draw Cigars, the growing hand-made premium cigar brand, debuts a brand campaign featuring a new logo and product offering known as the Firethorn – Augusta. As a U.S. Veteran family-owned and operated business, the new Firethorn logo represents the decades long service history of Southern Draw’s U.S. Veterans and the company has again partnered with Arizona-based JMG Graphic Works on the brand evolution.

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Southern Draw adds two more “rungs” to the Jacobs Ladder Brimstone

Southern Draw Cigars, makers of the award-winning Jacobs Ladder and Brimstone blends of cigars, have released two new “Brimstone” expressions, as part of their Fall Release Collection. Using a toothy USA grown Pennsylvania Broadleaf maduro wrapper and binder and select Nicaraguan ligero tobaccos, best known for their unique bold flavor profile, soft sorghum molasses like sweetness, hints of cracked black pepper, dark chocolate, and ripe fruits the all-natural flavors have been developed through a multi-stage fermentation and aging process.

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NEW Fraternal Order – debuts at Cigars International – Virtual CIGARFest 2020

October 13, 2020 – Austin, Texas

Southern Draw Cigars and Cigars International today announces the release of two NEW sizes of Fraternal Order White (Lancero) and Fraternal Order Black (Solomon) and a new blend – Fraternal Order Blue (Toro) which have been produced by Southern Draw Cigars in Estelí, Nicaragua. Exciting news for consumers, the Fraternal Order blends are no longer retail exclusives as Southern Draw and Cigars International will debut all three new releases at the 100% free event – Virtual CIGARFest 2020 on October 16th and 17th and provide the Fraternal Order portfolio to all retail store locations and online store for those consumers that are unable to visit one of the exciting retail store locations. https://www.facebook.com/CIGARfest

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The Number One Nicaraguan Cigar to the World is Now Available. Número Uno: A Taste of Diplomatic Privilege

Número Uno was originally blended for World Leaders. Handed out by Nicaraguan ambassadors on official missions around the world. In 2018, we shared some with media and special audiences and got our highest rating in 50 years. We are now releasing it nationwide as part of Obras Maestras, the designation of our ultra-premium family of cigars.

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Southern Draw Cigars updates package design

Southern Draw Cigars has been growing like wildfire over the last five years and as a result the company has stacks of used cigar boxes on its warehouse shelves, has noticed empty boxes piled in the corners of its valued retail partners and even in the garages of its most supportive customers.  The growth has also attracted some unwanted attention and the company opted to address it with an updated package design. Continue reading Southern Draw Cigars updates package design

Drew Estate Announces New Contest #DEIPCPR

20 years ago Drew Estate launched the ACID Cigar brand. They describe it as being born in Dumbo, Brooklyn with a raw & honest vision of boundless freedom that combined urban culture, including art, music, and massive style into a disruptive & inspirational product that shook the foundations of traditional cigars & changed the game forever. Envision this … Dude jumps on his motorcycle, wild dreadlocks frolicking in the wind… He arrives at his tropical, magic paradise and proceeds to blaze up his favorite ACID and thinks “fuck it, it’s high time to break free and enjoy my best life.” Continue reading Drew Estate Announces New Contest #DEIPCPR